Commission Decision No. 29-M-021/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Natura Holdings, S.A. of Shares in Avon Products, Inc.

Commission Decision No. 29-M-021/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Natura Holdings, S.A. of Shares in Avon Products, Inc.   ABSTRACT: The Proposed Transaction involves the acquisition of Avon Products, Inc., a New York corporation (Avon), by Natura Cosméticos S.A. (Natura). A new holding company for the group, Natura Holding S.A (Natura &… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 28-M-VN-001/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Conversion of Non-Voting Preferred Shares by Mitsubishi Corporation in Chiyoda Corporation

Commission Decision No. 28-M-VN-001/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Conversion of Non-Voting Preferred Shares by Mitsubishi Corporation in Chiyoda Corporation   ABSTRACT: The proposed transaction involves the acquisition of control by Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) over Chiyoda Corporation (Chiyoda) through the conversion of MC’s 175,000,000 A-class non-voting preferred shares to voting common shares in Chiyoda…. continue reading ››

17th Development Policy Research Month

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is one with the Philippine Institute For Development Studies and the nation in celebrating the 17th Development Policy Research Month this September with the theme, “Navigating the New Globalization: Local Actions for Global Challenges or Paglalayag sa Bagong Globalisasyon: Lokal na Pagkilos sa mga Pandaigdigang Hamon”. Bearing the same theme is the… continue reading ››

Call for Comments: Acquisition by First Stronghold Cement Industries Inc. of Shares in Holcim Philippines, Inc.

  Call for Comments: Acquisition by First Stronghold Cement Industries Inc. of Shares in Holcim Philippines, Inc.   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) invites stakeholders such as cement manufacturers, importers, exporters, distributors, contractors, dealers, hardware owners, retailers, truckers, terminal and warehouse owners, consumers, and other interested individuals to submit their thoughts and comments on the acquisition… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 25-M-022/2019 In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Infineon Technologies AG of Shares in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Commission Decision No.25-M-022/2019 In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Infineon Technologies AG of Shares in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation ABSTRACT: The proposed transaction involves a proposed merger between IFX Merger Sub Inc. (“IFX”), an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of Infineon Technologies AG (“Infineon”), and Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (“Cypress”), with Cypress as the surviving entity (the “Proposed Transaction”). Under… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 24-M-019/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. of Shares in Medical Doctors, Inc.

Commission Decision No. 24-M-019/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. of Shares in Medical Doctors, Inc.   ABSTRACT: The transaction involves the proposed acquisition by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI) of shares in Medical Doctors, Inc. (MDI), which in turn owns and operates Makati Medical Center. Pursuant to… continue reading ››

Exclusive only

Exclusive only By Atty. Amabelle C. Asuncion August 14, 2019   IF there is one word in the lexicon that evokes special or expensive, or both, that would be the word “exclusive.” Attach exclusive to anything and it magically turns into something rare and highly coveted. A club, an event, a film screening, or an… continue reading ››